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Forum: Vendors 09-07-2013, 11:07 PM
Replies: 746
Views: 100,487
Posted By dirt donkey
Tiger 800xc 2012

i have the T800 xtop 27 ltr. looks great on the bike.
for all those waiting - i waited all Summer and i eventually got the box. I am very happy with the purchase. Great product and good price. It...
Forum: Beasts 06-01-2013, 11:35 PM
Replies: 21,394
Views: 3,782,316
Posted By dirt donkey
lower seat.

Not sure if this will help, but Triumph makes a 3-D gel factory lower seat that will give you about 3/4" stand over clearance. Not clear if you are having trouble mounting the bike or touching the...
Forum: Vendors 06-01-2013, 06:32 AM
Replies: 746
Views: 100,487
Posted By dirt donkey
mounting plate

any pics of the Tiger 800 mounting plate?
i am interested in the 40 liter top case in black along with the tray. Are the items in stock and shipping?

I was going to pull the trigger on a Givi...
Forum: Vendors 06-01-2013, 06:24 AM
Replies: 746
Views: 100,487
Posted By dirt donkey
sorry to hear about your loss....I feel the...

sorry to hear about your loss....I feel the pain... my mom passed away earlier in the year :(
Forum: Equipment 05-29-2013, 12:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 659
Posted By dirt donkey
thanks for the heads up. In the video they say it...

thanks for the heads up. In the video they say it is for light off road use? not sure what that means, other than after the warranty expect them to break. Not sure if the Givi Trekker is better, but...
Forum: Beasts 05-06-2013, 11:43 PM
Replies: 21,394
Views: 3,782,316
Posted By dirt donkey
changing the fork oil to a 5W will take out some...

changing the fork oil to a 5W will take out some of the see saw effect and will keep the bike from diving when braking. I have ten thousand miles on the XC and i will probably (downgrade) to the...
Forum: Beasts 05-06-2013, 11:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,761
Posted By dirt donkey
Sell the Wee and get a Tiger 800 (XC). I have...

Sell the Wee and get a Tiger 800 (XC). I have 10,000 miles on my XC and it just feels like my WR250R but way bigger in every respect. Much more road worthy than the WR. it is not a dual sport bike in...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-29-2013, 10:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,820
Posted By dirt donkey
video montage

try throwing in some stills (second camera?) once in a while might help to carry the vid along?
Yep doing the pulls and selects take time...
The shot with the river crossing - i was hoping for a...
Forum: Equipment 04-27-2013, 11:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,144
Posted By dirt donkey
Bracelet

maybe Anthony has a stray bracelet he can throw in for $15 along with his 2014 autographed calendar. lol
Forum: Beasts 04-24-2013, 09:42 PM
Replies: 21,394
Views: 3,782,316
Posted By dirt donkey
the Tiger 800 doesn't use cartridges. I did...

the Tiger 800 doesn't use cartridges. I did change the oil with what i presume is a lighter weight oil and it does make a difference.
Forum: Regional forums 04-02-2013, 03:20 PM
Replies: 3,554
Views: 233,221
Posted By dirt donkey
WOW - what a great experience. Went from Noob to...

WOW - what a great experience. Went from Noob to - > advanced beginner. Learned sooo much. Can't thank everyone enough for making it happen - joel, randall, trip leaders, (#2) jimmy, airborne dad...
Forum: Regional forums 03-27-2013, 08:53 AM
Replies: 3,554
Views: 233,221
Posted By dirt donkey
40 feet of extension cords

i will bring two 20' extension cords.
any music or speakers?
Forum: Regional forums 03-27-2013, 06:51 AM
Replies: 3,554
Views: 233,221
Posted By dirt donkey
Craftsman Generator

should i bring my crapsman 20 amp generator. it is loud as stink, but runs well. Will probably need some gas to run the thing, but the gallon of gas that it holds will probably be good for at least...
Forum: Regional forums 03-26-2013, 02:42 AM
Replies: 3,554
Views: 233,221
Posted By dirt donkey
clarification on lever.

not sure of the logistics? but do you want me to still order the foldable shift lever from touratech, they are now making it for the Tiger 800? Mckay said he would bring his new shift lever...
So i...
Forum: Regional forums 03-25-2013, 11:54 PM
Replies: 3,554
Views: 233,221
Posted By dirt donkey
bring along the brand new one

i would bring along the brand new one. That way he is covered, since the other part will take a few days to get there. I will call touratech and see if there is a restock fee on the lever. Doubt it -...
Forum: Regional forums 03-25-2013, 09:28 PM
Replies: 3,554
Views: 233,221
Posted By dirt donkey
shift lever

i ordered a foldable shift lever for RED05 from touratech. Will UPS ship to Panamint Springs Resort? if so what is the mailing address?

and can they send to my care c/o to the attention of some...
Forum: Regional forums 03-25-2013, 09:19 PM
Replies: 3,554
Views: 233,221
Posted By dirt donkey
i have this in a two burner - not super small but...

i have this in a two burner - not super small but it was free. perfect for driving the truck in.http://www.walmart.com/ip/Camp-Chef-Butane-Single-Burner-Stove/20468060
Forum: Regional forums 03-25-2013, 04:04 PM
Replies: 3,554
Views: 233,221
Posted By dirt donkey
slush fund

planning on heading over to Costco to get a large bottle of tequila and Ralph's for limes?
Forum: Regional forums 03-25-2013, 03:57 PM
Replies: 3,554
Views: 233,221
Posted By dirt donkey
flying disc.

i went to REI and used my dividend. Figured if i am not worn out (bruised) from riding and evening beverage entertainment then this might be a useful...
Forum: Regional forums 03-25-2013, 01:04 PM
Replies: 3,554
Views: 233,221
Posted By dirt donkey
joint idea... i take no credit

Actually the bulletin board was joel's idea... when i mentioned that i was bringing a sheet of plywood for the top of the bar ( and nailing togehter 2x4 legs).

i had some clothes pins that i...
Forum: Regional forums 03-25-2013, 12:56 PM
Replies: 3,554
Views: 233,221
Posted By dirt donkey
kudos to Jimmy Lewis and Altrider...

Turning out to be a better than expected rally....
i am donating plastic cups i have about 50...
and a stray bottle of tequila. (grand marnier, triple sec)
Forum: Regional forums 03-25-2013, 12:52 PM
Replies: 3,554
Views: 233,221
Posted By dirt donkey
shift lever on the lower left of engine T800XC

ohhh you want the shift lever - as in the one on the left side of the engine not on the handlebars. just to clarify. As in bike falls over and tweaks the lever so it makes a clicking sound when you...
Forum: Regional forums 03-25-2013, 12:48 PM
Replies: 3,554
Views: 233,221
Posted By dirt donkey
Tiger 800xc lever....

i am in Los Angeles... not sure if Pro Italia has it. reply back if you still need it? i am headed out there later in the afternoon.
Forum: Regional forums 03-24-2013, 10:20 PM
Replies: 3,554
Views: 233,221
Posted By dirt donkey
what would be cool if we had a small USB printer...

what would be cool if we had a small USB printer and hung some good shots on the clothes lines....Joel are you bringing the secretary with you, so she jot down the notes - much appreciated :-)
Forum: Regional forums 03-22-2013, 07:26 PM
Replies: 3,554
Views: 233,221
Posted By dirt donkey
Just look for the beat up blue Ford truck and...

Just look for the beat up blue Ford truck and matching blue bike in the bed...
Forum: Regional forums 03-22-2013, 05:04 PM
Replies: 3,554
Views: 233,221
Posted By dirt donkey
steering stabilizer

i stuck a steering stabilizer on my bike really helps in the sand from the front end doing it's own thing. Look for another WRR and i can let you try it in some sand. My bike is setup nice for...
Forum: Regional forums 03-22-2013, 04:55 PM
Replies: 3,554
Views: 233,221
Posted By dirt donkey
leaving from California City - Wednesday Night

leaving from California City on Wednesday end of day - if anyone needs a ride? driving a Ford F150
Forum: Regional forums 03-22-2013, 04:49 PM
Replies: 3,554
Views: 233,221
Posted By dirt donkey
what is the page 1?

what is the page 1?
Forum: Regional forums 03-20-2013, 09:18 AM
Replies: 3,554
Views: 233,221
Posted By dirt donkey
Spark arrestor.

Do we need to have a spark arrestor installed on the bike? What if the bike is licensed DS.
Forum: Regional forums 03-20-2013, 09:17 AM
Replies: 3,554
Views: 233,221
Posted By dirt donkey
dehydrated snacks

I have been busy dehydrating food. Finished the following:

- 1/2 lb of beef jerky
- baggy of dried mangos
- dried bannans (tastes good)
- sweet potatoes (not so good - i am reworking that one)...
Forum: Regional forums 03-19-2013, 11:04 PM
Replies: 3,554
Views: 233,221
Posted By dirt donkey
kriegasideup

not sure of the instagram stuff, but bringing the R15 and the cube. probably should bring the US10 as a tail bag. Just ordered the US5 for the WRR to stash innertubes and the toolbag for the...
Forum: Regional forums 03-19-2013, 10:59 PM
Replies: 3,554
Views: 233,221
Posted By dirt donkey
ditto that

Feb, 4 2013 was the day for me, I know the feeling....
Forum: Regional forums 03-17-2013, 10:46 PM
Replies: 3,554
Views: 233,221
Posted By dirt donkey
SWEEEET. i like the KLIM stuff. definitely would...

SWEEEET. i like the KLIM stuff. definitely would be nice if i won :)
Forum: Regional forums 03-14-2013, 08:23 AM
Replies: 3,554
Views: 233,221
Posted By dirt donkey
Do we need to bring food for breakfast and...

Do we need to bring food for breakfast and lunches or is everyone just paying and going to the cafeteria?
Forum: Regional forums 03-13-2013, 09:28 PM
Replies: 3,554
Views: 233,221
Posted By dirt donkey
inner tube - kriega tool roll?

the tiger 800 xc stays home where it won't due damage to me or itself. Just put the AltRider Crash Bars in so i was toying with the idea of dragging the T800XC + WRR so they could keep each other...
Forum: Regional forums 03-13-2013, 08:04 PM
Replies: 3,554
Views: 233,221
Posted By dirt donkey
Tube choice

so far i got a kenda spare 21" standard for the front and rear. But after listening to all the (horror) stories about PSR and flats i am thinking i need an 18" rear inner tube?

? do i need to get...
Forum: Regional forums 03-13-2013, 07:46 PM
Replies: 3,554
Views: 233,221
Posted By dirt donkey
lyndon Seat Concepts

yes - he makes a good seat at a reasonable price. he can also change the foam/air ratio for lighter riders. I had him do that on my WRR - rider weight (160lbs). And he can make the seat lower as well...
Forum: Regional forums 03-11-2013, 04:47 PM
Replies: 3,554
Views: 233,221
Posted By dirt donkey
Laugh Map of Death Valley + Food

Any type of map that is better than the other for us folks that cant afford GPS. and where to buy.

Also do i need to bring food, or just munchies for the meals/days that i am not fed
Forum: Regional forums 03-08-2013, 06:48 PM
Replies: 3,554
Views: 233,221
Posted By dirt donkey
spare 21" standard weight spare tube.

Lifted this off a another post....
<<<I'm finally getting around to putting together a front fender pack complete with Motion Pro tire irons (I went with the Enduro Levers:...
Forum: Regional forums 03-08-2013, 06:22 PM
Replies: 3,554
Views: 233,221
Posted By dirt donkey
safety vest

not sure if this applies but my understanding is you need a mil (itary) spec safety vest to ride on the base. Not sure if it applies to uninformed civilians on dirt bikes
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